1. How to Get Started?
2. What Is Science Diplomacy?
3. Who Are the Science Diplomacy Stakeholders?
4. How Does the EU Practice Science Diplomacy?
5. What Are the National, Regional and Thematic Approaches of Science Diplomacy?
6. What Set of Skills Do I Need to Be a Good Science Diplomat?
7. Hands On! Case Studies
8. How Can You Dive Deeper into Science Diplomacy?
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4.1 The EU and Science Diplomacy – Introduction to the Module


Izaskun Lacunza1, Ana Elorza1, Leire Leguina1 and Lorenzo Melchor1

1 Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), Spain


The following reviewers have undertaken quality assurance of this module:

Tim Flink, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the German Center of Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), Germany
Helen B Woods, University of Sheffield, UK
Marta Bozina, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia
Mario González-Jiménez, University of Glasgow, UK
Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger and Maximilian Huck, Vienna School of International Studies, Austria

Practical information

  • This module takes a minimum of 3 hours
  • This module has been updated with new content since its launch in June 2020. This new module version has been made publicly available in March 2022.
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How to cite this module

If you want to cite this module for academic or other purposes, please use the format below.

Izaskun Lacunza, Ana Elorza, Leire Leguina and Lorenzo Melchor. 2021. How Does the European Union Practice Science Diplomacy?. In: S4D4C European Science Diplomacy Online Course, Module 4, Vienna: S4D4C.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 770342.